Sir Thomas Lucy III, MP (1585 – 1640)
British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas, Sir Thomas Lucy III, MP (1585 – 1640), British (English) School, circa 1622 (previously after Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen, also called Cornelis Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661), inscribed: Deus mihi haec otia fecit. [God has made leisure for me here: Virgil, Eclogue I. 6]. A three-quarter-length portrait to right, after his portrait in family group. Knighted in 1614, MP for Warwickshire, 1614-28. He is holding a volume of Julius Caesar and volume of Hippocrates lies on the table beside him.
Presented to the National Trust by Sir Montgomerie Fairfax-Lucy (1896 – 1965), two years after the death of his father, Sir Henry Ramsay-Fairfax, 3rd Bt (1870 – 1944), with Charlecote Park and its chief contents, in 1946
Charlecote Park, The Fairfax-Lucy Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist after Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661), artist